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Raise Your Voice to Shut Down Berks!

March 19, 2018
Babies are being held in detention. Families seeking asylum - many of which are led by moms - are being held in prison-like facilities. Human rights abuses in the name of immigration enforcement are not okay. This is not the America we seek to build. We can do, and be, better. Our voices are needed...
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Best Of Show Roundup on #RisersRadio!

March 19, 2018
Breaking Through is off this week, but we rounded up some of our favorite recent moments for this "Best Of" episode! This week we cover the intersection of art, culture, representation and politics with Jessica Byrd, a woman who was named the January Woman to Watch by Essence Magazine, “12 New...
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#5Actions of the Week: March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018
Happy Friday! What a week, as over a million youth across the country spoke out about the urgent need for gun safety. We're so inspired by their leadership, and we vow to stand with them in the fight to make our schools and communities safe. This week's #5Actions lineup includes a pledge to stand...
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Our Children’s Cry: Do Something

March 16, 2018
On March 14th, Americans witnessed a remarkable scene as tens of thousands of students across our country walked out of their classrooms to honor the tragic and preventable loss of 17 students and staff members killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida one month earlier...
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5 Ways Social Media Can Be a Force For Good in the Lives of Kids and Teens

March 15, 2018
From sexting to cyberbullying to FOMO , social media sure has its share of negatives. But, if it's all bad, how did 2,000 students protest their school system's budget cuts ? How are teens leading the charge against cyberbullying? How did they organize a national school walkout day to protest gun...
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MomsRising Members Support Student Leaders on #GunSafety, Pt. 2

March 15, 2018
In support of student organizing for gun safety across over the nation yesterday, MomsRising members responded with a tidal wave of comments of support. Below are a few of the many messages of support we received from thousands of members who are lifting their voices to say #ENOUGH! #NeverAgain...
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Read MomsRising Members' Support for Student Leaders on #GunSafety, Pt. 1

March 15, 2018
People from all over the country (and world!) have shown overwhelming support for the student leaders of the gun safety movement. See some of the powerful messages of support below, then add your name to our map and our message: "I'm with the students!"
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#5Actions of the Week: March 9, 2018

March 10, 2018
Friends: Greetings. Well, another week has flown by like a toddler who's gotten her hands on a bag of cookies. We hope it's been a good one, and that you have plans for some rest and rejuvenation this weekend. Please see this week's list of top #5Actions below, including hot actions around...
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I #KeepMarching For Sensible Gun Safety Reforms

March 9, 2018
On February 15th, the day after seventeen lives were snuffed out in a matter of minutes in Parkland, I was still feeling numb, tearful, angry, and outraged. I thought about how it seems we cannot protect our children from gun violence, even in their schools, where they should be safely learning -...
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The Human Needs Report: Spending and budget work, immigration proposals, gun control measures, and more

March 5, 2018
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report, with the latest on Congress’s spending and budget work, immigration proposals, gun control measures, and much more.
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